University to hold seminar on neighbours

Brighton University is holding a public seminar on what it means to be a good neighbour. The university said “everybody needs good neighbours” is how the song from the popular Australian TV soap goes but what does being a good neighbour really mean? Experts at the university say...
Posted On 05 Oct 2010 at 6:30 am

Brighton academics get ready to ask the audience

Academics and experts are to share their thoughts at a series of public seminars – and will ask for your views too. The opening debate will ask “Do the doctors know best?” It is the first in a series called the Sussex salon debates being organised by Sussex University and the...
Posted On 04 Oct 2010 at 7:17 am

Hove charities benefit from seizure of fake designer gear

Two Hove charities are benefiting from a crackdown on counterfeit clothes traders. Investigators seized fake designer clothing – worth £300,000 if it had been legitimate – at the Brighton Racecourse market on the bank holiday Monday at the end of August (Monday 30 August). The...
Posted On 03 Oct 2010 at 7:02 am

Brighton charity gives specialist kit to baby unit

A Brighton charity has presented specialist equipment for treating premature babies to the Trevor Mann Baby Unit. Rockinghorse has given the baby unit – based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton – a Doppler probe. The probe will help clinicians to confirm the position...
Posted On 02 Oct 2010 at 8:20 am

New downland bus timetable starts today

Three of the most popular downland attractions in the Brighton and Hove area will be served by a revised bus timetable from today. The “Breeze up to the Downs” autumn and winter timetable promises extra services too. The new timetable covers the 77, 78 and 79 services to the...
Posted On 02 Oct 2010 at 6:21 am

Man reverses car into Brighton PCSO

A man is under arrest after a police community support officer (PCSO) was struck by a car in the centre of Brighton this morning. Sussex Police said that it had received a call to deal with a green Jaguar car which was blocking the pavement in Duke’s Lane, Brighton. A PCSO...
Posted On 01 Oct 2010 at 4:43 pm

Victorian eyesore transformed

An eyesore property in the heart of Brighton has been restored and is expected to be let soon to tenants. The Victorian house at 8 Pool Valley has been empty since 1995 with squatters occupying it a number of times. Brighton and Hove City Council said that its conservation team...
Posted On 01 Oct 2010 at 3:54 pm

Detectives seeking man about rape of Brighton student

Detectives have released a picture of a man they want to speak to about the rape of a student in Brighton last November. The release of the photo follows extensive investigative work by detectives and it is hoped in releasing the photo new information may come to light. Officers...
Posted On 01 Oct 2010 at 3:02 pm

PC joins Brighton LGBT policing team

A Sussex Police team dedicated to supporting Brighton’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is now in post. PC Rich Bridger joins PC Rachel Piggott as Brighton’s dedicated LGBT community police officers and Ali Jay Lawrence as the LGBT liaison officer. PC...
Posted On 01 Oct 2010 at 1:44 pm

Police peddle bike advice in Brighton and Hove

Police in Brighton and Hove held two action days to try to combat cycle theft yesterday and on Wednesday. Officers from Sussex Police spent time at various locations, including Brighton Station, Churchill Square, the promenade and St James’s Street. They gave advice on crime...
Posted On 01 Oct 2010 at 1:24 pm